Artisan Swiss cheese - Appenzel extra - 250g


There are two types of Appenzeller cheese: common (made with skim milk and brine-cured for 12 months and festive (full milk cured with brine as well as pepper and the sediment from the white wine-making process). The cheese originates in the north-eastern Swiss canton of the Appenzell near the Liechtenstein border but, today is also made in the canton of St Gallen (which is a siege of a special authority protecting a Genuity of Appenzell).

Appenzeller is sold in three varieties

- "Classic". Aged 3-4 months (Silver label)
- "Surchoix". Aged 4-6 months(Gold label)
- "Extra". Aged 6+ months (Black label)

  • Made from cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Switzerland

  • Region: Appenzell

  • Type: hard, artisan, smear-ripened

  • Texture: firm, open and smooth

  • Rind: washed

  • Colour: straw

  • Flavour: fruity, spicy, tangy

  • Aroma: mild

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Alternative spellings: Appenzeller Extra, Appenzeller Surchoix, Appenzeller Classic

  • We deliver on Thursdays and Fridays (cut off for orders respectively Monday and Tuesday at 10am).
  • We deliver any order value, however you can get free delivery for orders above £100.
  • We deliver Nationwide.
  • Products can also be picked up Wednesday to Friday at our sister restaurant in Chiswick, London.
  • If you are not happy with the quality of the products received, you can email us at or call us on 07436569357 or use the live chat on our website. Our customer service team will do everything in their power to fix it!
  • If you are unsure about any of the above or you have any other questions, just contact us and our team will answer any of your questions: we don't use bots and you will find only real people to talk to.
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